Low Interest Rate Environment

Put simply (very simply) when the economy is booming, employment is strong, wages are increasing, and inflation is ahead of pace, then it’s likely that interest rates will increase to help keep growth ‘in check’. When things aren’t quite going to plan, and the economy is dragging, as it is now, rates will decrease to alleviate the stress placed on Australian families and companies. 

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

Low Interest Rate Environment

The article concludes with retirees explaining how they are now placing more of their investments into higher risk fixed interest assets to ensure they can continue to eke out enough income to live. 

The current one-year term deposit rate is around 2% per annum, whereas the current annual inflation rate in Australia was 1.6% at the end of June.   

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.

Low Interest Rate Environment

How can you still achieve the ‘sleep-at-night factor’ by generating strong, reliable income without taking on unnecessary risk? From our perspective it generally requires building your fixed interest exposure with more focused and productive income-producing assets.   

Hewison Private Wealth is a Melbourne based independent financial planning firm. Our financial advisers are highly qualified wealth managers and specialise in self managed super funds (SMSF), financial planning, retirement planning advice and investment portfolio management. If you would like to speak to a financial adviser on how you can secure your financial future please contact us 03 8548 4800, email info@hewison.com.au or visit www.hewison.com.au

Please note: The advice provided above is general information only and individuals should seek specialised advice from a qualified financial advisor. The views in this blog are those of the individual and may not represent the general opinion of the firm. Please contact Hewison Private Wealth for more information.